Burgess Falls Primary Trail is a 2 mile out and back trail located near Baxter, Tennessee that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.
dogs on leash
Directions from Cookville: Travel I-40 and take Exit 286. Turn South off the 286 ramp onto State highway 135. Proceed on Hwy. 135 for 7 miles following the signs to the park.
Great views of the waterfall
Good, quick trail. Doesn't take long. Nice views of river and falls along the whole trail.
Spectacular!!! Trails are amazing and the Falls will leave you breathless!
One of the best waterfalls I've seen. Loved it!
Very enjoyable hike. Uphill towards the end. Rewarding views especially after the rain. Gets the heart pumping.
VERY pretty waterfall, unfortunately there was a lot of damage to the trail (weather related) so all of the good viewing spots we closed for repair. We will try again on another trip.
Wonderful experience! Moderate hiking trails and beautiful scenery!
The hike was a great way to break up our drive from Tennessee back to Illinois. To get all the way to the bottom of the main falls it was moderately difficult due to change in elevation plus the various jagged rocks and roots on the trail. However difficult it was, it was worth the cool breeze and mist from the falls at the bottom. Great exercise!!